The RISTA-IEW Centre was constituted on 14th April 2005 and it was responsible for planning and organizing courses for "informers", of NATO interoperability and Electronic War on behalf of the General Staff of the Army.
It aims to train the Army personnel in the RISTA-IEW sector, with particular reference to the Doctrine and to procedures in NATO and in the different Command Post during Operations.
In that way it is responsible for qualifying personnel to operate in the IEW functional area.
The didactic-training activities of the different courses include the study of the subjects but also practical activities aiming to permit the acquisition of the procedures used in the Command Posts in the IEW Functional Areas, in the Operational Theatres.
In order to reach the aim, the personnel carries out operational and training activities in the Homeland and in the Operational Theatre, updating the cultural heritage concerning the "Operational Information".